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Monument record MDR2304 - Eldon Vein and Portaway Mine, Old Moor, Peak Forest

Type and Period (3)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Within Peak Forest is a partially walled belland yard. (1) Eldon Vein and Portaway Mine are located within a large area of high priority lead mining. At Portaway Mine nearly everything within the belland yard has been removed. There is a small belland yard and capped shafts on the small Eldon Vein and to the north west there is the dam of a large water storage pond. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Personal Observation: Rieuwerts, J. 1990. Pers. Comm.. 1990.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2004. An Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District. Vol. 2: Corpus of Sites. No. 9, pp 16-19.



Grid reference Centred SK 1258 8096 (675m by 291m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jul 13 2015 11:18AM

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